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Plant-based diets will be essential to the planet's future, report says

The desire for cheap food leads to unsustainable, intensive practices. Image: REUTERS/Jonathan Barrett

Johnny Wood

Senior Writer, Formative Content

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a graph showing the number of animals slaughtered for meat across the world from 1961-2018
Many farmers are increasingly adopting unsustainable practices to create cheaper meat. Image: UN FAO/Our World in Data
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Consumer demand for plant-based food is growing. Image: The Good Food Institute
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